A new McDonald's location set to open in the heart of Thorold has triggered a mix of reactions from local residents and business owners. The fast-food chain announced plans to build a new restaurant at the corner of Pine St. S and Sullivan Ave.
Some locals have welcomed the news, citing the convenience of having a well-known brand within walking distance. But others have expressed concern that the presence of a large chain restaurant could harm small businesses in the area.
ThoroldToday reporter Bernard Lansbergen was a recent guest on Village Media's "Behind the Scenes."